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H.E. MS. NAMRATA S. KUMAR

Ambassador of India to the Republic of Slovenia

 

 

H.E. Ms. Namrata S. Kumar assumed charge as the Ambassador of India to the Republic of Slovenia on 13 August 2020.

A career diplomat, H.E. Ms. Namrata S. Kumar, joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1997. From September 1999 to January 2002, she served in the Embassy of India, Cairo. Thereafter, from February 2002 to April 2007, she served with the State Government of Uttarakhand where she worked in the Rural Development and School Education Sectors.  From April 2007 to December 2007, she worked in the Central Europe Division  of the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi. From December 2007 to July 2011, she served as the First Secretary/Counsellor at the Embassy of India in Paris where she was incharge of press, information, publicity and culture.  She was Counsellor & Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of India, Abu Dhabi, from September 2011 to December 2014, following which she served as Director/Joint Secretary in the Archives & Records Management (A&RM) Division of the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi from January 2015 to August 2015. She subsequently served as Deputy Director General, Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi, from August 2015 until her appointment as the Ambassador of India to the Republic of Slovenia. 

H.E. Ms. Namrata S. Kumar has the following documentations to her credit:

i. “School Grading System in Uttarakhand: Article on School Grading and Performance Matrix – a tool for measuring performance and planning, as one of the best practices published in Uttaranchal: Ideas that worked, 2005.

ii. “Mobile Learning for Learning Language skills – Initiatives in Uttaranchal”, in Report on Mobile Learning for Expanding Education Opportunities, by ADBI and UNESCO 2005.

iii. “Relevance of concept of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ in contemporary times” in proceedings of conference organized by Vivekanand International Foundation, 2020.

iv. “Making India a preferred hub for higher education”, in compendium released by Savitribai Phule Pune University, January 2020.

H.E. Ms. Namrata S. Kumar holds a Master degree in Anthropology from the Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi, Bachelor (Hons) degree in Botany from the University of Delhi and Senior Diploma in Indian Classical Dance (Kathak) from Prayag Sangeet Samiti. She hails from Maharashtra State and speaks Marathi, Hindi and English and has good knowledge of Arabic and French.

H.E. Ms. Namrata S. Kumar is married to Mr. Abhinav Kumar, an Indian Police Service Officer and has two children, a daughter and a son.


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